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Health Benefits of Sobriety

Continued drug abuse may lead to long term adverse effects on the life and health of a user. Unfortunately, getting sober is a challenging process due to the substance withdrawal effects one may experience. Yet, the benefits of ceasing drug use are more significant than the pleasure derived from using them. Oceanfront Recovery can guide…

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12 Steps of Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a program created in 1953 to provide a safe space for anonymous addiction recovery. At the time of the founding, the body aimed at focusing on drug users addicted to narcotics. However, the program expanded, and it now focuses on recovery from forms of drug addiction through the 12 steps of…

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How to Deal With Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression is a mood disorder that causes a person to feel depressed during specific seasons of the year. This condition may influence your mood, energy levels, appetite, and sleep. Seasonal depression mainly affects people during winter, but in rare cases, one may experience it during summer. Learning how to deal with seasonal depression at…

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Maintaining Motivation in Recovery

During the early stages of recovery, most people are highly motivated to stay sober. However, maintaining sobriety is a psychologically and physically demanding endeavor. Sustaining your motivation is key to staying committed to your recovery. However, as time passes, your motivation levels could quickly decrease, ultimately increasing the chances of relapse. This post offers you…

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What Does Evidenced-Based Practice Mean?

When undergoing addiction treatment, your doctor will likely provide a number of different ways you can go about treatment. Often times they will offer holistic therapies and treatment. But they will typically suggest going with evidence-based practices. Utilizing evidence-based treatment for addiction is an approach that is gaining popularity. Evidence-Based Practice, also known as EBP,…

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Living Life to the Fullest in Recovery

As you begin to thrive in recovery, a whole new world is unfolding before you. Living life to the fullest is now a reality, instead of a gift only bestowed on “other people.” Your future is now. It’s important that you celebrate your successes and your milestones in recovery. You’ve begun to make deep connections…